Hydros Trout Lines

This classic trout fly line delivers maximum versatility and performance. Made in USA.


The most versatile weight-forward classic trout fly-line taper we offer, now in the new Hydros configuration. This fly line incorporates five new technological advances including:
1. Hy-Flote Tip — Highly specialized Micro-balloonsTM concentrated in the front of the line to produce high floating tips.
2. Orvis Line ID — Quickly and easily identify your line, no more guessing. All of our lines will be printed with the taper, weight, and functionality.
3. New and Improved Wonderline Coating — Our latest generation of Wonderline coating is 20% slicker than the previous generation, resulting in the slickest fly lines on the market. Casts farther with less effort, produces higher line speeds to cut through the wind and improve accuracy, repels dirt and grime, picks up off the water easier, improves floatation, and reduces tangles. An Orvis exclusive, patented process applied at our facility in Manchester, VT.
4. Enhanced Welded Loop — New sleek and durable welded loop makes leader attachment quick and easy while holding up to repeated use. Helps to transfer energy more efficiently to the leader allowing better turnover.
5. Revised Taper/Diameters — An innovative weight forward taper combined with slightly larger line diameters produce a line that is ideal at close to medium range, but still capable of delivering at distance. Longer head than traditional weight-forward lines.
6. Core — Braided multifilament core provides excellent performance over a wide range of conditions.
7. Environmentally Responsible Packaging — Our new paper pulp spool, made from recycled cardboard and kraft paper, is 100% compostable and further enhances our commitment to protect our natural resources.
In yellow, olive dun. 90'. Line weights 3-8. Made in USA.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.6 / 5 based on 58 reviews


52 of 58 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5


  • 4/5

    Good stuff - 2/16/2015

    Good quality line, loads nicely on my 6wt, low memory. I like the line ID feature too.

  • 5/5

    Improved Casting - 2/6/2015

    Helped me improve my accuracy and length of casting. Will buy again!

  • 5/5

    Perfect Match - 1/27/2015
    By: from Overland Park, KS

    This line is a perfect match for my rod and reel. For the price it out preforms lines that are way more expensive and over rated. I can, have, and will out fish anybody on the river or stream. I have 20 and 30 fish days using Orvis products. I have been fly fishing for over 50 years.

  • 5/5

    Smooth! - 1/23/2015

    Great line. I had a mid-grade line on my rod and didn't really think upgrading would make that much difference, but does it ever. Love it!

  • 5/5

    Very good quality line - 1/21/2015
    By: from Hastings

    Very good line, I will recommend this type line for beginners(DT). Can say that working well in cold water as well, welded loops, good memory.

  • 5/5

    Nice line - 1/21/2015

    Got this line a few weeks back and it feels very nice

  • 5/5

    excellent product - 1/20/2015
    By: from Clarksville, Fl

    Picks up and lays well. Loop on the end of the line is a real advantage.

  • 4/5


    Once I got the memory worked out it did a nice job.

  • 5/5

    Great fly line - 1/17/2015
    By: from Fritch Tx.

    I have bought several Orvis fly lines over the years and believe they are as good as it gets. I bought the Hydros line when it first came out and it has preformed great. Have no doubt this new line will be just as good come April.

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